Commentary

Donald Steinbrugge
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Are There Still Opportunities in Structured Credit Hedge Fund Strategies?

In this guest article, the author examines how the next credit cycle might again offer great distressed long-only beta trades at some point, but recommends investing in hedge funds that carry low market exposure right now.

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May 2010 Edition

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Letter from the Editor

Rockin' Around in NYC

The New York Stock Exchange floor was rocking. It was a party. Besides the live music blaring, trading types were enjoying-as you might expect-food, drink and conversation. The host was BIDS Trading, and things are beginning to heat up for the dark pool. BIDS is the crossing network owned by roughly a dozen big brokers. Last month it broke two previous records for trading volume. The cause for celebration on the NYSE floor was the launch of BIDS Trader, its new buyside interface.

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GSET Offers "Point and Shoot" Trading

By John D'antona Jr.

AlgoTrade Combines OMS and EMS

By John D'Antona Jr.

Abel/Noser Tailors Algos for PMs

By John D'Antona Jr.

Buyside Snapshot

The Frontier Market Kid

By Michael Scotti

On the Move

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